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Incredible Edible Crafts

Enjoy crafts of a different kind. Create projects using your favorite foods, some that you can eat and some that you can keep. Parent participation required.
Fee: $10/1 class
Location: Turtle Rock Community Park, 1 Sunnyhill, Irvine
Friday – September 9 – 10:30-11:30am – 3-5 years

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Kid Cooks

Does your child like to help in the kitchen? Children will learn how to safely work in the kitchen and properly use tools. Make pizza, soft pretzels and many other items from scratch. Parent participation required.
Fee: $40/4 classes
Location: Deerfield Community Park, 55 Deerwood West, Irvine
Friday – September 9 – 3:15-4:15 pm – 3-5 years

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animal-art

Animal Art

Enjoy art and animals? Spend each class making crafts and learning about different animals, where they live, what they eat, where they sleep and other fun facts.
Fee: $9/1 class
Location: Turtle Rock Community Park, 1 Sunnyhill, Irvine
Friday – September 2 – 9:30-10:30 am – 3-5 years

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Creative Crafts & Play

Paint, build, play and more. We provide the supplies; you provide the creativity in self-directed activities. Crafts can be messy; wear appropriate clothing. Parent participation required.
Fee: $3/1 class
Location: Turrtle Rock Nature Center, 1 Sunnyhill, Irvine
Saturday – September 17 – 11:00 am-3:00 pm – 2-7 years

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Messy, Muddy Hands & Toes

Create art with fingers, feet, mud and suds. Enjoy crafty fun using a variety of exciting objects. Child’s artwork will be assembled into a keepsake. New projects each month. More info: shannoncoykendall@gmail.com. Parent participation required.
Fee: $55/4 classes + $20/supply fee
Location: Heritage Park Community Center, 14301 Yale Avenue, Heritage Park
Thursday – September 1-29 – 10:00-10:45 am – 1-5 years
Thursday – September 1-29 – 11:00-11:45 am – 1-5 years


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Over the Rainbow Painting

Explore the world of color and textures in this fun class. Children will experiment at painting stations filled with shaving cream, pudding, sand and more. Dress for mess and we’ll supply the rest. Parent participation required.
Fee: $35/4 clases
Location: Deerfield Community Park, 55 Deerwood West, Irvine
Thursday – September 1–22 – 3:15-4:15 pm – 3-5 years

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Preschool Creative Workshops

Discover the joy of celebrating art every day. Join us as we celebrate artist birthdays and off-beat occasions and engage in fun and creative activities.
Fee: $10/1 class
Location: Irvine Fine Arts Center, 14321 Yale Avenue, Heritage Park
Friday – September 16 – 10:00-11:00 am – 3.5-6 years

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Sticky, Sloppy, Squishy Crafts

It’s fun to create artwork with fingers, feet, pudding, playdough, mud, suds and friends. Your child’s imagination will run wild with weekly inventive projects. Parent participation required.
Fee: $35
Location: Deerfield Community Park, 55 Deerwood West, Irvine
Tuesday – September 6-27 – 3:15-4:15 pm – 3-5 years

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Jump, Shout, Get Your Wiggles Out!

Active toddlers explore the world of music through various music styles and use instruments, ribbons, parachutes and gymnastics equipment. More info: shannoncoykendall@gmail.com. Parent participation required.
Fee: $49/4 classes
Location: Heritage Park Community Center, 14301 Yale Avenue, Heritage Park
Tuesday – September 6-27 – 11:00-12:00 noon – 1-3 years

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gymnastics

Tumble, Tots & Tunes

Dance, sing and tumble with your little ones. Expand your child’s experience and interest in music, dance and gymnastics through movement and various apparatuses. More info: shannoncoykendall@gmail.com. Parent participation required. Inst: Ms. Shannon.
Fee: $49/4 classes
Location: Heritage Park Community Center, 14301 Yale Avenue, Heritage Park
Tuesday – September 6-27 – 10:00-10:30 am – 2-3 years

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SVUSD Child Care Kindergarten

Tiny Trekkers Play School

This kindergarten readiness program introduces a well-rounded curriculum of art, science, children’s literature, numbers, alphabet recognition and more. Activities promote sharing, listening, creativity and cognitive development through interactive play and nature activities. Bring a healthy snack. Children must be toilet trained.
Fee: $88/8 classes
Location: Turrtle Rock Nature Center, 1 Sunnyhill, Irvine
Tu/Th – September 6-29 – 9:00-11:00 am – 3-5 years

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Dino Fun

Travel to prehistoric times to learn everything about dinosaurs. Find out what they ate and where they lived through fun activities, stories and craft projects. Parent participation required.
Fee: $9/1 class
Location: Turtle Rock Community Park, 1 Sunnyhill, Irvine
Friday – September 16 – 9:30-10:30 am – 3-5 years

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karate

Tiny Tigers Karate

Tame your little one’s inner tiger with techniques to channel their energy in this karate class for beginners. Course strives to instill respect, self-control and confidence. Uniform (Gi) available from instructor for $26.50 and up. More info: 949-837-8641.
Fee: $48/4 classes
Location: Deerfield Community Park, 55 Deerwood West, Irvine
Saturday – September 3-24 – 9:00-10:00 am – 4-12 years

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cooking

Culinary Workshops for Children

Learn basic culinary techniques and kitchen safety in a fun and delicious environment.
Inst: Christianne Winthrop / Bryan Estrada
Fee: $35/IFAC Member – $39
Location: Irvine Fine Arts Center, 14321 Yall Avenue, Heritage Park
Saturday – September 17 – 10:00-12:00 noon – 6-12 years

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Cupcake Decorating

Create perfectly decorated cupcakes that will dazzle even the most serious cupcake connoisseur. Sprinkle, swirl and pipe with buttercream or mold with fondant while learning to make delectable décor such as beautiful roses, whimsical flowers and adorable animals. Supply fee: $10.
Fee: $35/IFAC Member – $39
Location: Irvine Fine Arts Center, 14321 Yall Avenue, Heritage Park
Saturday – September 24 – 12:30-2:30 pm – 10-12 years

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acting

Acting Out

Learn basic choreography and character development. Parents and friends are invited to a lively performance at the final meeting. Beginning and continuing students welcome. Inst: Christopher Mondragon.
Fee: $72/IFAC Member – $79
Location: Irvine Fine Arts Center, 14321 Yall Avenue, Heritage Park
M/W/F – September 12-23 – 3:30-5:00 pm – 8-12 years

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pizza

Kids Only Pizza & Night Hike

Explore the trail with flashlights and friends. Enjoy a pizza dinner, popcorn, make-your-own dessert and a movie.
Fee: $20
Location: Turrtle Rock Nature Center, 1 Sunnyhill, Irvine
Friday – Sep 9 – 6:00-10:00 pm – 5-10 years

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flamenco

Flamenco Dance en el Parque

Flamenco is a visually impressive and expressive form of dance. Explore the basics, including terminology, technique and choreography. Wear a full skirt (girls) and closed-toe shoes with thick heels or character shoes.
Fee: $60
Location: Orange County Great Park, Sand Canyon and Marine Way
Friday – September 9-October 7 – 4:30-5:30 pm – 7-12 years

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aikido

Aikido for Youth

This effective self–defense class builds confidence and is great for everyone. More info: dojo@integrationforall.com or 949-251-0571.
Fee: $55
Location: Mumonkan-Do Aikido Studio, 17905 Sky Park Circle, #L
Wednesday – September 7-28 – 5:30-6:30 pm – 8 years & up

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Kung Fu for Kids

Kids will learn Shaolin kung fu skills and forms to be- come more disciplined, confident and independent, while learning about Chinese cultures and languages. More info: shaolinyq@gmail.com or 949-701-8810.
Fee: $104 + $20/supply fee
Location: OC Shaolin Temple Cultural Center, 375 S. Bristol St. #45, Costa Mesa
Tuesday – September 6-27 – 6:00-6:50 pm – 4-12 years

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skating

Learn to Roller Skate

Learn basic skating skills including forward and backward skating, turning and stopping. Includes skate rentals and three additional skate passes to use during the session. Arrive 15 minutes early to first class for gear fitting. More info: tgonzalez@the-rinks.com or 949-559-9949.
Fee: $42/4 classes
Location: The Rinks Irvine Roller Hockey Center, 3150 Barranca Parkway, Irvine
Friday – September 9-30 – 4:00-5:00 pm – 4-14 years

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hockey

Roller Hockey

Want to play hockey but don’t know where to start? Learn basics of puck handling, passing, shooting and mini games. All participants provided with full equipment, sticks, skate rentals and three additional skating passes to use during the session. Arrive 45 minutes early to first class for gear fitting. More info: tgonzalez@the-rinks.com or 949-559-9949.
Fee: $42/4 classes
Location: The Rinks Irvine Roller Hockey Center, 3150 Barranca Parkway, Irvine
Friday – September 9-30 – 4:00-5:00 pm – 4-14 years

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